Seventh edition of Indo-Maldives military exercise to begin from Dec.15

| Updated: Dec 14, 2016 00:46 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec. 13 (ANI): The Seventh edition of EKUVERIN military exercise between India and Maldives will be held from December 15 to 28 at Kadhdhoo, Laamu Atoll, Maldives. The exercise is a 14 day platoon level joint military exercise between the Indian Army and the Maldives National Defence Force which is conducted on a yearly basis. The aim of the exercise is to conduct military training with emphasis on amphibious and counter insurgency operations with a view to enhance interoperability between the two armies. The contingents comprises of platoon strength from Bihar Regiment and a similar strength of the Maldivian National Defence Force. The previous edition of the exercise was held in India at Trivandrum, Kerala. (ANI)